National disaster that has occurred within the last 5 years
TheNational Disaster Response Force(NDRF) is an Indian specialized force constituted “for the purpose of special response to a threatening disaster situation or disaster” under the.:section 4445The “Apex Body for Disaster Management”in India is the(NDMA). The Chairman of the NDMA is the Prime Minister.
The responsibility of managing disasters in India is that of the State Government. The Nodal Ministry in the central government for management of natural disasters is the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
When ‘calamities of severe nature’ occur, the Central Government is responsible for providing aid and assistance to the affected state, including deploying, at the State’s request, of Armed Forces, Central Paramilitary Forces, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), and such communication, air and other assets, as are available and needed.
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is under the.The head of the NDRF is designated as Director General. The Director Generals of NDRF are IPS officers on deputation from Indian police organizations. Director General is a three-star officer.
The NDRF is a top-heavy organization which in addition to the Director General has several Inspector Generals (IG) and Deputy IGs, who are flag officers and wear badges of rank.